How Do You Find Historical Stock Market Data?


Quick Answer

To find historical stock market data, navigate to NASDAQ's official website and click on the "Quotes" tab. From there, enter a stock symbol and select "Historical Quotes" from the "Quotes" category under the box, according to NASDAQ. Follow the prompts to choose the stock's data to be displayed.

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Finding historical stock market data on the NASDAQ website is fast and easy, requiring just a few clicks of the mouse and minimal information, reports NASDAQ. Follow the steps below to access historical data from the site.

  1. Navigate to the NASDAQ website
  2. Point any web browser to the NASDAQ website. From the homepage, click on the "Quotes" tab. This redirects to the Quotes page. Once on the page, enter an official stock symbol into the "Stock Lookup" text box. Enter up to 25 stock symbols at a time, separated by spaces or commas.

  3. Select type of quote
  4. Choose the "Historical Quotes" option from the list of quote types under the "Quotes" heading.

  5. Review historical data
  6. Once Historical Quotes is clicked from the Quotes page, the page redirects to historical stock information for the stock symbol queried. When searching for multiple stocks, the stocks are all listed by separate blue tabs on the results page. Choose whether to read the HTML version that displays, or opt for an Excel download of the data. Select a timeframe to view, ranging from 5 days to 10 years.

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